Safety & Security

The hotel industry is centered on people taking care of people. Hotels have been investing in cleanliness, safety, and security for decades, working with experts to continuously review and update protocols, procedures and technologies that keep both employees and guests safe.

Our Position

AHLA believes that when it comes to safety and security, there is no compromise. The hotel industry develops and continually reviews policies that promote a safe environment for our employees and guests. Our commitment to provide employee safety devices and adopt enhanced policies, trainings and resources around sexual harassment and assault builds on the hotel industry’s longstanding efforts to promote employee and guest safety.

Safety & Security Initiatives

AHLA is committed to improving employee and guest safety and security through the following ongoing programs:

5-Star Promise

A voluntary commitment by AHLA members to enhance policies, trainings, and resources, including employee safety devices, that together are aimed and strengthening safety and security for hotel employees and guests.

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No Room For Trafficking

An AHLA Foundation program that builds on the industry’s ongoing commitment and work to end human trafficking. Already each year, thousands of hotel employees are trained to spot and stop instances of human trafficking. With this program, our goal is train every hotel worker.

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Safe Stay®

Safe Stay is an industry-wide initiative focused on enhanced hotel cleaning practices, social interactions, and workplace protocols to  meet the new health and safety challenges and expectations presented by COVID-19.

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Resources for Members

See AHLA's latest reports and toolkits geared toward increasing employee and guest safety.

Key Issues

AHLA is the leading voice representing every segment of the hotel industry including major chains, independent hotels, management companies, REIT’s, bed and breakfasts, industry partners and more.

Protecting Hotels from Onerous Workplace Rules

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Highlighting Hoteliers’ Community Engagement & Impact

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Recruiting a Larger Workforce & Promoting Career Opportunities

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Fighting for a Level Playing Field

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Leading on Sustainability, Diversity & Safety

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